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06-24-2014 11:37 AM
nick50471
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Originally Posted by Cons_Table View Post
This is how I see the conversation going.

Dude...Our Tranny is on fire and we might have a flat front tire.

It's an XJ they all do that.
06-10-2014 05:52 PM
Cons_Table A few pics taken by HLM Photography

06-09-2014 10:26 AM
Cons_Table Another one in the books for Poor Boy Racing. Saturday marked the day of the Metalcloak Stampede held in northern California near Sacramento. As mentioned earlier, we had a rough go during prelims with a flat tire and a fire caused from a rip in one of the transmission lines. We managed to easily get things fixed and ready for the main event later that day. Due to our short performance dueing prel...ims, we started in the last position. The race went on flawlessly for the first few laps. By around lap 4, we made our "first" pass putting us in 4th place. Unfortunately, this was soon followed up by two flat tires. We managed to limp into hot pits and get the tires changed. By this time, we were passed again dropping us back into 5th place which is where we ultimately finished. We had a great time and learned a lot about this unique style of racing. Stay tuned for our next race to happen at Glen Helen in mid July.

Here is a little teaser shot from prelims...you can see the fire and our flat tire

06-05-2014 12:01 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by GoldenSahara00 View Post
Goodluck guys!


Those shackles are beef!
Thanks Ryan!

You have no idea...they look huge on the jeep lol. Make sure to watch the FB page/build thread for pics and vid of this race. As of now, I will be driving this race.
06-05-2014 11:58 AM
GoldenSahara00 Goodluck guys!


Those shackles are beef!
06-05-2014 10:25 AM
Cons_Table The Stampede is this weekend! Poor Boys are planning on leaving this evening. Is anyone planning on also being there?

We have also made a few mods since hammers...lets see how they work out!

We have purchased and installed some new bumps to hopefully help in the faster, desert sections. We went with the Daystar stinger bumps. They are designed similar to your typical pressurized bump, but still comply with all of the rules. Rather than being "charged" they are assembled with different durometers of foam in the bump to create that "progressive" bump. I do not have any pics of them installed yet, but here are a few of what they are.


Another mod...for those of you that followed our race at King of the Hammers know that our motor mounts failed which ultimately pushed the fan into the radiator. We upgraded to a set of Brown Dog Motor Mounts. The quality of these guys is awesome...a huge step from your factory motor mounts.


Lastly, we fabbed up some custom rear shackles. We did a number on the Rough Country ones and really needed something stronger. Here is a side by side comparison...think we will bend these ones?
04-08-2014 04:56 PM
ToyotaTwin Thanks guys for being so understanding with our lack of build thread pictures. BUT I have found some and managed to get them loaded onto my comuter. These are alot of the "after cage install" mostly right after our good friends bent it up and I welded it in, literally 2 days after christmas. I will continue to hunt for more pictures for you guys. I hope you enjoy!




























03-24-2014 11:07 AM
Cons_Table


A little video from Jerry Bransford
Poor Boy Racing Jeep Climbing The Gatekeeper, Doran Canyon. #1 - YouTube

Poor Boy Racing Doran Canyon Gatekeeper last clip - YouTube
03-24-2014 11:07 AM
Cons_Table



03-24-2014 11:06 AM
Cons_Table Here are a couple pics from the wranglerforum M&G at calico...the Cherokee handled the Gatekeeper...at night...no big deal!!





03-02-2014 07:50 PM
65anv.edition Awesome xj !!!!!!!!!!!
02-21-2014 07:07 PM
Jerry Bransford How cool, my heartiest and most sincere congrats to everyone on the PBR team!!! Not many know just how tough the KOH is and how few of the starters actually finish as PBR did... that speaks highly of their preparations and thoroughness. I can't wait to see the XJ at Calico, I'm betting we'll see it making a run up The Gatekeeper.
02-17-2014 11:04 PM
Cons_Table Sorry the footage is limited...gopros were either dead, or the memory cards full by the time the majority of rocks were raced Knowledge for next time though

Poor Boy Racing: King of the Hammers Everyman Challenge 2014 - YouTube
02-13-2014 06:43 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by tabber02 View Post
bad ass Geoff, well done brother!
I am curious to see what kind of coverage the EMC gets in the next KOH video that heavy metal concepts (I think) puts out every year.
02-13-2014 06:40 PM
tabber02 bad ass Geoff, well done brother!
02-13-2014 06:26 PM
Cons_Table Poor Boys made the highlight reel! You can see the quick and dirty on the rad swap at 1:08, and us helping out Bailey Cole and Tom Dorfmeister at 1:36.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxMXpdoLcuE
02-11-2014 09:31 PM
GoldenSahara00
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Originally Posted by Cons_Table View Post

I dont think anything has changed, other than some rule changes/additions.

I understand why they did it the way they did though...no point in regurgitating the same thing 4 or 5 times for each class if it applies to all of them. Oh well...once you start building it's not terribly bad to follow rules.

I wasnt there for the initial inspection, but from the sounds of it, the inspectors were pretty pleased with what they saw. One of the other team members heard an inspector say "this is ridiculous...we have to find SOMETHING to fail you on" haha
Yeah I didn't think it was that bad looking at it now. I dunno. It takes a minute to sift out what you need but not bad. And that's awesome LOL.
02-11-2014 03:59 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by GoldenSahara00 View Post
It's been a year or so since I looked at it but that's how I remember it.. Would be nice just to have rules for each or labeled a little more specifically. I'm actually gona look at em now quick to see if they changed layout.
I dont think anything has changed, other than some rule changes/additions.

I understand why they did it the way they did though...no point in regurgitating the same thing 4 or 5 times for each class if it applies to all of them. Oh well...once you start building it's not terribly bad to follow rules.

I wasnt there for the initial inspection, but from the sounds of it, the inspectors were pretty pleased with what they saw. One of the other team members heard an inspector say "this is ridiculous...we have to find SOMETHING to fail you on" haha
02-11-2014 03:24 PM
GoldenSahara00
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Originally Posted by Cons_Table View Post
They are a little tough to read through...but basically...everything applies to u, then section 6.4 or whatever it was also applies. The special sections list limitations or special requirements for your class.
It's been a year or so since I looked at it but that's how I remember it.. Would be nice just to have rules for each or labeled a little more specifically. I'm actually gona look at em now quick to see if they changed layout.
02-11-2014 02:28 PM
Cons_Table They are a little tough to read through...but basically...everything applies to u, then section 6.4 or whatever it was also applies. The special sections list limitations or special requirements for your class.
02-11-2014 02:17 PM
GoldenSahara00
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Originally Posted by nick50471 View Post

You have got to be kidding DOC. You of all people should be able to breeze through it. Or is that hair covered computer of yours full already.
Haha easy! I find the organization. Of it weird last time I looked. Like hard to tell what applies to who. And some of the rules interpretations etc. and yes my hairy computer is full of 2 anatomy courses at the moment
02-11-2014 01:55 PM
nick50471
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Originally Posted by GoldenSahara00 View Post
you guys crack me up. As those rules are dreadful to read through haha.
You have got to be kidding DOC. You of all people should be able to breeze through it. Or is that hair covered computer of yours full already.
02-11-2014 01:51 PM
GoldenSahara00 you guys crack me up. As those rules are dreadful to read through haha.
02-11-2014 01:36 PM
nick50471
02-11-2014 01:35 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by nick50471 View Post
Wow Geoff you're a great guy...No matter what the other Mods say. hehe
02-11-2014 01:20 PM
nick50471 Wow Geoff you're a great guy...No matter what the other Mods say. hehe
02-11-2014 01:07 PM
Cons_Table
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Do you have a link to the rules? I didn't realize that the EMC had different classes. I understand the Ultra4 guys are different but I didn't think that was part of the EMC.
Yes sir. They are actually up to 4 classes racing on EMC day. They have the 4500 class (stock mod...this is where john and gerald have been for the last two or three years), the 4600 class (stock...this is where we are), the 4700 class (spec class), and the 4800 class (legends).

Here is a link to the rules...it is ALL the rules. Most rules apply to all rigs, but there are a few sections for specifically the different classes of EMC. 6.3, 6.4, and 6.5 pretty much break down the differences.
http://ultra4racing.com/wp-content/u...4.1-wlogo1.pdf
02-11-2014 12:46 PM
nick50471 Do you have a link to the rules? I didn't realize that the EMC had different classes. I understand the Ultra4 guys are different but I didn't think that was part of the EMC.
02-11-2014 12:42 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by nick50471 View Post
A friend and I are considering putting a team together for EMC. Not that we can compete with the deep pockets of Savvy/Currie but it looks like a blast. I think between the two of us we might have enough parts laying around.
The Currie rig is a beast, but they actually went up to a completely different class a couple years ago I think. There is still a lot of money in some of those rigs...regardless though, it was a blast. We are proud to say we finished the race on a super limited budget. Now its time to just build it better it was quite the learning experience.

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Lol no joke.. We want to do it too but you're a long ways off. Probably try and get I to RCrocs or something out this way in the future. You guys should definitely do it. Hard work and ingenuity can trump $$$.
02-11-2014 10:47 AM
GoldenSahara00
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Originally Posted by nick50471 View Post
A friend and I are considering putting a team together for EMC. Not that we can compete with the deep pockets of Savvy/Currie but it looks like a blast. I think between the two of us we might have enough parts laying around.
Lol no joke.. We want to do it too but you're a long ways off. Probably try and get I to RCrocs or something out this way in the future. You guys should definitely do it. Hard work and ingenuity can trump $$$.
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